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Dr. Amber Jordan Brooks, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
619 19th Street S
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Amber Brooks' specialty is anesthesiology. Dr. Brooks takes Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Brooks attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school. She is professionally affiliated with Wake Forest Baptist Health.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
Hoover, AL
 

Dr. Vinit Patel is an anesthesiology specialist in Birmingham, AL and Hoover, AL. Dr. Patel is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad.

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Dr. Jeremy Clark Barlow, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
810 Saint Vincents Drive; Suite 710
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Jeremy Barlow is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist in Birmingham, AL. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2700 10th Avenue S; Suite 444
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. David Cosgrove is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Birmingham, AL. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Cosgrove has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
700 S. 19th Street
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Mary Gutzke practices anesthesiology in Birmingham, AL. She is affiliated with Birmingham VA Medical Center. Dr. Gutzke accepts Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
2000 6th Avenue S
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Timothy Ness' specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is professionally affiliated with UAB Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Ness attended medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Birmingham Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
513 Brookwood Boulevard; Suite 101
Homewood, AL
 

Dr. Marion Sovic is an anesthesiologist and pain doctor in Homewood, AL. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1020 26th Street S; Suite 100
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Michael Kendrick is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Kendrick's average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
860 Montclair Road; Suite 955
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Thomas Martin's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
701 Princeton Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Richard Lewis' medical specialty is anesthesiology and pain medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Lewis attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
800 Montclair Road
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. William Uncapher is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
619 19th Street South; Jt920
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Dustin English practices anesthesiology. He attended medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Cigna Connect, CIGNA HMO, and Cigna Gold.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
619 19th Street S; 804 Jefferson Tower
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Ryan Almeida is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology
701 Princeton Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. James Tomlinson's specialty is anesthesiology. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Tomlinson is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Timothy Wayne Aiken, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
701 Princeton Avenue Sw
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. Timothy Aiken is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Aiken graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Dr. William Earle Baker, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
804 Jt; 619 19 St So
Birmingham, AL
 

Dr. William Baker sees patients in Birmingham, AL. His medical specialty is anesthesiology. Dr. Baker accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

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What is Anesthesiology?

Anesthesiology is the practice of medicine dealing with the safety and comfort of patients during medical procedures, especially surgery. While many people think of anesthesiology as strictly providing pain control, anesthesiologists are also responsible for monitoring and supporting the health of patients during surgery. By paying attention to a patient’s vital signs, an anesthesiologist can both judge how effective the anesthesia is working and intervene if there are problems.

In many cases, an anesthesiologist evaluates patients before surgery, manages their health during surgery, and treats their pain after surgery. They may offer general anesthesia (where a patient is ‘put under’), local anesthesia to numb a certain area, or sedatives to calm anxiety before a medical procedure. Some anesthesiologists use their training in pain relief to help patients who suffer from chronic or cancer pain.

During a surgical procedure, anesthesiologists monitor the health of their patients. Among other vital signs, they may be watching:
  • Heart rate
  • Blood pressure
  • Oxygen level
  • Body temperature
  • Level of consciousness

If there is a sudden problem during surgery, the anesthesiologist is generally one of the first to know. They act quickly to correct the problem and keep the patient safe through surgery.

More than just the doctor who puts you to sleep, anesthesiologists are highly trained physicians who work to keep you safe and comfortable.